Classic drama which details the Great Plains during the Depression. With Cinematography by Leo Hurwitz, Ralph Steiner, Paul Ivano and Paul Strand. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films. ( 7 reviews ) Topic: Great Depression (1930s)
byAudio Productions, Inc. in collaboration with National Industrial Council
Produced to convince Depression-weary Americans that new frontiers still lay ahead. Excellent compilation of stock shots of 1930s-era manufacturing, research laboratories and industry. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Great Depression (1930s), Manufacturing, Manifest Destiny
byEducational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Producers, Inc.
Social documentary showing the damage visited on the people of a Pennsylvania steel town by the deployment of new technology. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard, Willard Van Dyke. Photography: Roger Barlow and Bob Churchill. Music: Marc Blitzstein. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Labor: Unemployment, Great Depression (1930s), Occupations: Steelworkers